Clinical Research Associate

Job Description

This is a one-year position starting in February 2018 (although there could be some degree of flexibility on timing). We are looking for someone who has completed (or is shortly due to complete) MRCPsych and is interested in combining academic research with clinical training. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary research team led by Dr Gareth Owen (psychiatry, IOPPN), Alex Ruck Keene (barrister-at-law) and Dr Scott Kim (bio-ethics) on contested, or hard, mental capacity assessment. This research team is part of the Wellcome Trust-funded research programme Mental Health and Justice and the post holder will be fully integrated into this richly interdisciplinary and international research network. There will be the opportunity to publish in BJPsych, BMJ Lancet and in medical humanities journals.
The post will suit psychiatrists with some academic background in humanities or law and/or an interest in medical education and adult liaison psychiatry. The post holder will be supported to apply for the MD(Res) programme at the IOPPN.

The selection process will include a panel interview
Interviews are scheduled to be held on 29 September 2017

Interested applicants are strongly advised to contact Dr Gareth Owen to find out more about the role. Email Tel 0207 848 5479

The deadline for applications is midnight on 17 September 2017